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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 6:10:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 18:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 32' South, Longitude: 89° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.38 meters/second, 1592.6 km/hour, 989.6 miles/hour or 859.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.49 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.0"989.32 miWest0° 00' 41.4"0.79 miNorth989.35 mi
24 hours0° 02' 15.5"2.48 miEast0° 16' 45.4"19.21 miNorth19.37 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 18:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 17' South, Longitude: 92° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.69 meters/second, 1561.3 km/hour, 970.1 miles/hour or 843.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"16.17 miWest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 miNorth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 24' 27.9"969.98 miWest0° 09' 26.0"10.81 miNorth970.35 mi
24 hours13° 56' 45.9"938.90 miEast4° 08' 14.1"284.37 miNorth987.87 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaThu 1:10 PM1439 km894 miles777 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsThu 12:10 PM1840 km1143 miles993 nmNorth N
GuayaquilThu 1:10 PM1974 km1227 miles1066 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazThu 2:10 PM2242 km1393 miles1210 nmEast E
QuitoThu 1:10 PM2242 km1393 miles1211 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Thu 1:10 PM2327 km1446 miles1256 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio BrancoThu 1:10 PM2453 km1524 miles1324 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreThu 2:10 PM2531 km1573 miles1367 nmEast E
Santiago *Thu 3:10 PM2556 km1588 miles1380 nmSoutheast SE
CórdobaThu 3:10 PM2952 km1834 miles1594 nmSoutheast SE

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